Past Speakers

Please find below some of our previous speakers who inspired participants with their cutting-edge expertise and knowledge on diverse topics.

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Kunlé Adeyemi

Founder and Principal, NLÉ

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Maria Amelie

Award-Winning Writer and Journalist

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Dr. Ger Bergkamp

Executive Director, International Water Association

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Moran Cerf

Professor, Kellogg School of Management

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Ulrik Haagerup

Executive Director of News, Danish Broadcasting Corporation

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Edith Hall

Professor in the Classics Department and Centre for Hellenic Studies, King’s College London

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Tristan Harris

Design Ethics & Product Philosopher at Google

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Annette Heuser

Executive Director, Bertelsmann Foundation

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Wolfgang Ischinger

Professor and former Diplomat & Chairman of the Munich Security Conference

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Irene Khan

Director-General of the International Development Law Organisation

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Chip Kidd

Graphic Designer and Writer in New York City

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John C. Kornblum

Senior Counsellor at the international law firm Noerr LLP and advisor to a number of European and American corporation

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Jonathan Ledgard

Writer and Director of Afrotech

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John Morrison

Executive Director of the Institute for Human Rights and Business and author of “The Social License”

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Avraham “Avi” Primor

Israeli Publicist & former Diplomat

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Philip Pullella

Senior Correspondent Italy and Vatican, Reuters

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Tariq Ramadan

Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Oxford University

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Hans Rosling

Professor of International Health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, developer and co-founder of software behind the visualisations of his nonprofit Gapminder

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Doug Saunders

Reporter, International-Affairs columnist at Globe and Mail & Author of “Arrival City”

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Dr. Frank Schirrmacher

Co-publisher of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) and author of several publications

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Andreas Schleicher

Founder of OECD PISA Programme, Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills, OECD

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Hugo Slim

Head of Policy at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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Tuija Talvitie

Executive Director, CMI (Crisis Management Initiatives)

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Robert Ward

Editorial Director, Economist Intelligence Unit

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Jillian C. York

Director for International Freedom of Expression, Electronic Frontier Foundation

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Roger Zetter

Emeritus Professor and former Director of the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford University